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The leaf collection season begins during the second week of October.
For streets not listed on the collection notice, leaves must be bagged in biodegradable paper bags and placed out for pickup.
Bag collection will occur every other Monday starting on the second week of October, and ending the third week of December.
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Items that cannot be recycled include:
Phoenixville Compost Site18 South 2nd AvenuePhoenixville, Pa 19460
FALL/WINTER HOURS - Beginning end of OctoberMonday thru Friday 7:00am to 3:00pm
SPRING/SUMMER HOURS - Beginning early AprilMonday thru Saturday - 7:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Materials Available at the Compost Site are as follows:Yard Waste Compost and Hard Wood Mulch (Brown).
*The Borough has the right to reject any or all Material brought forth to the Compost Site*
Bulk items will only be picked up on Mondays.
The deadline for scheduling a Monday pickup will be at 12 Noon on the previous Friday.
To schedule a bulk pick up payment must be made in advance and can be done over the phone please call (610) 933-8801 Ext. 110 or visit Borough Hall at 351 Bridge Street, 2nd Floor between the hours of 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM Monday-Friday.
Metal items will still be collected at no charge.
• Baby Strollers• Coffee Tables• Ottoman• High chair
• Basketball backboard• Dresser• Ping Pong Table• Crib
• Love Seat• Recliner• Box Spring• Mattress (all sizes)**
**Please Note: All mattresses must now be wrapped in a mattress bag by the resident. Bags of this size can be found online or at your local hardware store.
For a full list of items that can be picked up, view the list here.
The Borough of Phoenixville is happy to announce a new yard waste collection program. We have been awarded grant money by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection in recognition of our efforts and commitment to recycling. Borough Council approved using these grant funds for the purchase of a new yard waste truck and 720 65-gallon yard waste toters.
These new toters are the same size and shape of your current toters, but have a brown lid instead of a gray (trash) or green (recycles only) lid. These toters will be distributed on a first come, first serve basis and only one toter will be given out per household. If you do not get a yard waste toter, please continue to use biodegradable paper bags.
Like all other yard waste, the yard waste collected with this new program will then be delivered to our Compost Site where it will be used to create and replenish our supply of such products as compost, leaf compost, mulch and fine mulch. As a reminder, each household is entitled to three (3) cubic yards of these products per year at no cost. The yard waste collection program runs from April to October and will be done every other week beginning the week of April 1 on your trash day.
We are proud to be recognized for the efforts of our Sanitation Department to recycle this green waste into products that can be reused to enrich our soil, help retain moisture and reduce the need for chemical fertilizers.
These new Yard Waste toters are granted to us from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection as part of the 902 Recycling Grant. These toters are free of charge, but only one is permitted per household.
These toters are special, because they are for YARD WASTE ONLY. No trash is allowed in these receptacles.
To request a Yard Waste Toter, please fill out a Yard Waste Toter Request Form